Specimen Information

Bythotrephes longimanus
Bythotrephes longimanus
(spiny waterflea)
Crustaceans-Cladocerans
Exotic

Specimen ID276076
GroupCrustaceans-Cladocerans
GenusBythotrephes
Specieslongimanus
Common Namespiny waterflea
CountryCanada
StateONT
LocalityLake Superior, Thunder Bay District, Nearest Landmark: Batchawana Bay, KM
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Superior
HUC8 Number04020300
HUC10 NameLake Superior
HUC10 Number0402030003
HUC12 NameLake Superior
HUC12 Number040203000300
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month9
Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19331
Author:Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters.
Date:2009
Title:OFAH Database All Species - 2009 Download.
CommentsHabit info: oligotrophic. Garton & Berg 1990, Occurence of Bythotrephes cederstroemi (Schoedler 1877) in Lake Superior, with evidence of demographic variation within the Great Lakes, J. Great Lakes Res. 16(1): 148-152
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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